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November 01, 2019

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Through MEA Benefits Trust you already have SmartShopper. As a new
SmartShopper member, you can shop for medical care, compare costs and earn a cash reward.
Call your Personal Assistant at 1-844-328-1582 or visit the member portal at

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May 13, 2020

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Medicare Advantage Plan Educational Meetings Postponed

As news of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) evolves, we know this may be a source of growing concern for you and your family.  As a result, the MEA Benefits Trust has decided to postpone the Medicare Advantage education meetings. We have not rescheduled meetings as of yet. 

In the meantime, please use our website as a source for information on the new Medicare Advantage Plan.  Please use the following link,, to find the following useful information.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has a dedicated First Impressions Welcome Team ready to answer questions you may have about the plan offering and provide support throughout the transition period. Please feel free to contact the First Impressions Welcome Center at 1-844-951-0624 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, except holidays.

Also, please feel free to contact us at the MEABT at 207-622-4418, extension 2240, or toll free at 1-800-452-8709, with any questions you may have or to request a hard copy of the Medicare Advantage Informational Guide.

We realize this may be inconvenient, but the health and wellbeing of our members and employees is our upmost concern and priority.

March 02, 2020

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LiveHealth News

Please be advised that wait times for LiveHealth have been growing longer due to COVID 19. Wait times approaching 2 hours are not unexpected, but waiting on the phone is better than leaving your home and potentially exposing yourself to the virus.

July 01, 2020

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New Wellness Program

Virgin Pulse, A New Wellness Program Coming 7/1/2020

Get rewarded for building a better you!

Small steps lead to big changes. Virgin Pulse is coming to MEA Benefits Trust to help you make small, everyday changes to your wellbeing that are focused on the areas you want to improve the most. When you stick to our program, you’ll build heathy habits, have fun with coworkers, and experience the lifelong rewards of health and wellbeing. Plus – you can earn up to new-wellness-program50 in additional incentives for participating!

February 13, 2020

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Medicare Advantage Meeting Pre-Recorded Session

MEABT Medicare Advantage Educational Presentation


Please copy the password below, before you "click" Play Recording.

Recording password: JpXPytw2


Play recording

April 27, 2020

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DigiMag Open Enrollment 2020

Digimag version

April 23, 2020

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Do you need help during the COVID-19 outbreak? Call MAP.

Anthem’s Member Assistance Program (MAP) offers support for you and your families during this challenging time.

As news of COVID-19 continues to evolve, you may find yourself growing increasingly concerned about dependent care, personal finances or even your family’s preparedness to whether the storm.  If so, rest assured you’re not alone. Remember, your Member Assistance Program (MAP) is here to provide you and your household members support during challenging times.

Need support?  Reach out to the MAP today!

With your MAP you’ll have no-cost, confidential access to1:

  • Telephonic support.  Available 24/7 at 855-686-5615.  Talk to a counselor for in-the-moment support or a work/life specialist who can assist you in identifying resources to meet your individual needs.
  • Counseling visits.  Get a referral for in-office or LiveHealth Online video visits to manage stress, anxiety, and other issues.  Call 855-686-5615 for a referral.
  • Child and Eldercare resources.  Speak to a work/life specialist who can conduct a search for local resources for full, part-time and back-up care.  Conduct your own search at (log in: MEABT).
  • Financial consultations.  Meet telephonically with a certified financial professional who can discuss your short and longer term financial concerns.
  • Legal consultations. Speak to an attorney for a no cost consultation to discuss your legal questions.2  
  • myStrength.  Join this virtual “health club for your mind” to gain access to tools to help manage stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia and more. To register select the myStrength Center on the MAP website and enter MEABT.
  • Website. At (log in: Anthem), you’ll find tips, tools and resources for COVID-19, a critical event center, and more.

 1 In accordance with federal, state law, and professional ethical standards.

2 Excludes benefit and employment matters. A per issue per 12-month period benefit.

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of: In Colorado: Rocky Mountain Hospital and Medical Service, Inc. In Connecticut: Anthem Health Plans, Inc. In Indiana: Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. In Kentucky: Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky, Inc. In Maine: Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc. In Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area): RightCHOICE® Managed Care, Inc. (RIT), Healthy Alliance® Life Insurance Company (HALIC), and HMO Missouri, Inc. RIT and certain affiliates administer non-HMO benefits underwritten by HALIC and HMO benefits underwritten by HMO Missouri, Inc. RIT and certain affiliates only provide administrative services for self-funded plans and do not underwrite benefits. In Nevada: Rocky Mountain Hospital and Medical Service, Inc. In New Hampshire: Anthem Health Plans of New Hampshire, Inc. In Ohio: Community Insurance Company. In Virginia: Anthem Health Plans of Virginia, Inc. (serving Virginia excluding the city of Fairfax, the town of Vienna and the area east of State Route 123.).  In Wisconsin: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin ("BCBSWi") underwrites or administers the PPO and indemnity policies; Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation ("Compcare") underwrites or administers the HMO policies; and Compcare and BCBSWi collectively underwrite or administer the POS policies. Independent licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. ® ANTHEM is a registered trademark. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.